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New World prepares for yet another round of server merges today as population declines

Happy merge day, New World fans! OK, so maybe the thrill has worn off a bit, given how many merge days New World has...

FTC and Microsoft confirm a lack of ‘substantive’ settlement talks as UK regulatory body extends its investigation

There have been a couple of small but no less important steps in the continuing story of Microsoft's buyout of Activision-Blizzard. We begin with...

Microsoft claims the FTC’s antitrust lawsuit violates its fifth amendment rights

The beginning of this month saw Microsoft's big money buyout of Activision-Blizzard hit a US federal government-level snag when the FTC filed an antitrust...

Chimeraland is merging its global servers after just three months, and yes you might lose your house

Chimeraland fans, if you've been thinking that the game's population is shrinking and is in need of a merge, then Level Infinite agrees with...

Lost Ark offers start date and timing for western European and South American server merges

The smooshing together of servers for Lost Ark, which readers will remember was first detailed at the beginning of September, is proceeding on as...

No, Amazon is not trying to buy EA, probably

If your gaming-related social media feeds were full of breathless hot takes and panicked concern over rumors that Amazon was looking to buy up...

New World’s July 22 server merging will see some regions collapse into a single server

The New World is beginning to shrink once again, at least as far as its regional servers are concerned. Amazon Games put out a...

VR MMO Zenith is closing down 40% of its servers, though apparently not for the reason you’re thinking

Cyberpunk virtual reality MMORPG Zenith is shutting down servers, and if you believe studio Ramen VR, it's not because of a drop in players...

Unity unveils plans to merge with app monetization platform ironSource in a $4.4B deal

Unity, the engine that powers a wide number of MMORPGs as well as other games, is hoping to improve its fiscal fortunes through a...

WoW Classic to retire 21 servers while Diablo II improves its lobby

It's common knowledge these days that the population of Burning Crusade Classic has dipped significantly from the initial boom of launch, a fact that...

Diablo III’s new season brings the Echoing Nightmare feature and quality-of-life updates to Greater Rifts

Are you ready to relive the tortured memories of Nephalem who fell in a Greater Rift until you're inevitably overwhelmed or defeated? If that...
We have Thanos at home.

Activision-Blizzard shareholders will vote on whether to allow Microsoft’s buyout April 28

We all had to know that the process of Microsoft buying out Activision-Blizzard wasn't going to happen quickly or elegantly, and that's not even...

New World is handing out more free server transfer tokens to players today

Today marks another important date for New World players, specifically those who have been looking to shift one of their characters to a new...

New World announces new server merge for February 8, confirms more merges coming soon

In the middle of December, New World announced that it would be merging servers for various global regions, though some would be later than...

EverQuest II is merging its Rivervale heroic server in January

If you're an EverQuest II player with a character on the Rivervale server, it's time to start packing your bags. Daybreak and Darkpaw announced...

New World merges several servers across the globe

Following the extreme expansion of New World's server count just after launch is the expected contraction. Amazon just concluded a series of server merges...

ArcheAge Unchained links up former fresh start servers’ PvP, auction halls, and more

As we all know, that "fresh character" smell can't last forever -- and neither can a fresh start server. ArcheAge is famous for rolling...

The Daily Grind: Do server merges make you worried about an MMO’s health?

I've been covering the MMORPG genre professionally for well over 10 years now, and a whole lot has changed in that timespan, including the...

Nexon merges two studios, dumps another as part of ongoing restructure

It would appear that Nexon is keen on smooshing together some of its studios in the interests of "organically integrating the know-how and resources...

MU Online announces a server merge and an event to celebrate the occasion

Most of the time a server merge is cause for concern, but for MU Online, it's cause for a party! Two of the game's...